Category SABA News

July 26, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Webinar In these uncertain and often stressful times, SABA-SC is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our members, and to ensuring that mental health and wellness receive increased focus and attention in our profession. To support that effort, and thanks to the generous support of Covington & Burling, SABA-SC is hosting a free 60-minute ...
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July 24, July 31, August 4, August 11, August 18, and August 25 2020 National Association of Women Judges, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Bar Association 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Webinar In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the National Associates of Women Judges, Women Lawyers Association of Los ...
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California is hiring Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) in the Criminal and National Security Divisions.  More information can be found here and here.  Members and friends of SABA-SC who are interested should apply or speak with any of the following: Anil Antony, Deputy Chief, Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section (National ...
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On June 17, 2020, SABA-SC hosted a webinar on “Career Development in Challenging Times.”  Panelists included Shumi Brody, Legal Recruiter at Swan Legal Search, Victor Barnett, Recruiter at Winston & Strawn LLP, Dhara Waghela, Associate at Sheppard Mullin LLP, and Daniel Prince, Partner and Vice Chair of Litigation at Paul Hastings.  The panel discussed strategies for networking during COVID-19, how ...
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On July 15, 2020, Taiyyeba Skomra, SABA-SC Judicial Evaluations Director and Partner at Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP, moderated a panel on “Alternative Options for U.S. Employers and Foreign Workers in Light of the Presidential Proclamation.”  The panel was hosted by SABA North America and co-sponsored by SABA-SC and other SABA chapters.  The panel featured Ravi Jain, Managing Senior Lawyer ...
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Los Angeles County Superior Court.  All persons are still required to wear face coverings.  Non-jury trials scheduled from July 10, 2020 to August 8, 2020 are continued until further notice.  All civil jury trials scheduled from July 10, 2020 to August 8, 2020 are continued.  Read the Court’s July 10, 2020 order here.   To sign up for LACourtConnect (for ...
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SABA-SC mourns the tragic and disheartening losses of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many other Black lives throughout the country.  We unequivocally condemn these senseless killings and the bigotry that underlies them.  SABA-SC is outraged at the continued lack of a meaningful response from those in power to the gross injustices that the Black community is forced to endure ...
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Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County serving the cities of Burbank and Glendale and the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys currently has several open staff attorney positions. Information regarding the positions can be found here. Inner City Law Center is looking to fill the positions of Managing Attorney, Staff Attorney in the Slum Housing Litigation practice, and Staff Attorney ...
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US District Court, Central District of California will begin a phased reopening of the Court. Please read this press release for more information. Los Angeles County Superior Court extended its closure and plans to ramp up its operations on June 22, 2020. Updated information provided here. Orange County Superior Court has begun processing civil filings and has resumed certain criminal ...
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On May 11, 2020, SABA-SC hosted a webinar addressing discrimination against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Manju Kulkarni, Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, discussed what we have learned from the Stop AAPI Hate website and what local activists are doing to assist victims.  Robin Toma, Executive Director of the Los Angeles ...
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